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It’s Fish Day Friday, October 20, 8 to 9 a.m 4 - 6” Catfish $49 per 100 6 - 8” Catfish $69 per 100 8 - 11” Catfish $199 per 100

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Senoia Optimist Club Sponsors Barbecue to Support Childhood Cancer Research Saturday, October 21 The Senoia Optimist Club will be hosting its fall barbecue on Saturday, October 21. 100% of the proceeds from this fund raiser will be used to support research for childhood cancer through the Aflac Cancer Center (administrative expenses are funded via other means). The barbecue will be held at the Masonic Lodge in downtown Senoia. The lodge is located at 19 Main Street – between Hollberg’s Furniture and Senoia Coffee & Café. Serving is scheduled to start at 11:00 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m. or until the club sells out – whichever comes first. Prices are as follows: Gallon of Stew = $30.00; Quart of Stew = $10.00; Pound of BBQ pork = $10.00; and a Plate with beverage = $10.00. Presale orders can be made with any member of the Senoia Optimist Club – especially for those customers who will be unable to make it to the barbecue. For more information (including pre-orders, deliveries, drive-by pickups, etc.), please call 770-833-9242 or 302-981-4794, or email s enoiaoptimistclub@ gmail.com. Those interested in learning more about the Aflac Cancer Center and its cancer initiatives are encouraged to visit www. aflaccancercenter.org. Richard Thompson of Newnan will again prepare the food for the Senoia Optimists’ fund raiser. Mr. Thompson’s affiliations have included “Papa’s Smokehouse” restaurant and SonRise Baptist Church barbecues in Newnan.

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World Pancreatic Cancer Day (WPCD) is Nov. 16 It starts with someone … World Pancreatic Cancer Day (WPCD) is Nov. 16. Communities around the world will unite to raise global awareness of pancreatic cancer on this special day. On WPCD, we are asking for help to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer, one of the world’s deadliest cancers. We need more attention, awareness and progress to help patients fight and survive this disease. Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. This year an estimated 53,670 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with 74% dying within the first year of diagnosis. The 5-year survival rate is only 9%. With the advancements in cancer treatment, this is not acceptable. Currently, there is no screening test or early detection method for pancreatic cancer. Some are in development – another sign of the progress happening in the field that needs greater attention and funding support. Early diagnosis is vital, so listen to your body and don’t ignore the signs. If you have symptoms such as abdominal bloating, pain, weight loss, jaundice, diabetes or digestive problems, speak to your healthcare provider and demand further screening. Risk factors for pancreatic cancer include family history of pancreatic cancer, family history of other cancers,

diabetes, pancreatitis (chronic and hereditary), smoking, obesity, race (ethnicity), age and diet. Every day, more than 1,000 people worldwide will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and an estimated 985 will die each day from the disease. Help us spread the word on WPCD by wearing purple, posting to social media to help education your family and friends about pancreatic cancer. Also join us for PurpleStride Atlanta on Nov. 11. PurpleStride is the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s signature fundraiser. It is a friendly 5K walk/run to bring the needed awareness and necessary funding to reach our mission of doubling survival by 2020. Go to www.purplestride.org/atlanta to register. It starts with someone … It could be a mother, a son, a friend.

For me, it was my daddy and aunt. So I #WageHope and #DemandBetter on #WPCD and everyday. We need YOUR help in changing the story of this deadly disease that is projected to be the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths by 2020. Yours in the fight, Nancy Mader nmader@pancanvolunteer.org Advocay Chair, Atlanta Affiliate Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

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So I walk through the door and the nurse quickly checks my chart. In a few moments I hear these words, “Mrs. Winters, don’t breathe, don’t move … NOW Breathe… DON’T BREATHE, DON’T MOVE. And I’m thinking to myself, “really, how can I move?” It was my yearly mammogram and my breast is smashed in this machine. I’m not going anywhere. I feel like I’ve heard that phrase, “don’t breathe, don’t move,” more than a million times now. Taking care of your health and being your best involves hearing those words many times over a woman’s lifetime. One mammogram a few years back was, at first, like all the others. Twenty minutes of the “don’t move, don’t breathe” routine. After we finished, the nurse looked at me and said, “We will call you if anything seems out of the norm within two or three days.” So I was shopping away in one of my favorite stores and having the best old time when I got a call. "Mrs. Winters?"

"We need you to come back,” the nurse said. “We need to take a few more images." My knees went weak and I held back some tears. I said to myself, "do not freak out. Don’t overreact. It is probably nothing, but who knows, maybe not. It wasn't nothing for many other women.” As I headed to the hospital the second time around I wasn't quite sure what to pray. But I prayed anyway. I prayed I was healthy. I prayed the doctors and nurses had great wisdom and discernment. Then I simply said "Lord whatever I face and whatever the tests show we face it together.” There I was back for more images … don’t breathe, don’t move … Don’t Breathe, Don’t Move …NOW Breathe, DON’T BREATHE, DON’T MOVE. Again, I am thinking, “How could I breathe or move when my breast is flattened like a pancake and the pressure feels like a Mack truck?” The pain can be rather intense so you couldn't breathe or move if you wanted too. I have friends who all go together to get their yearly mammograms. I have never done that, but I think it is a brilliant idea and why not finish off the day with a mani and a pedi! Mammograms aren’t necessarily fun and they may not catch everything, but they are still an important part of breast health. And since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, I urge you to get your yearly mammogram and do your monthly breast exams. I have many friends who are breast cancer survivors and many discovered their own cancer. More than ten years ago, one of my dear friends who did just that was not even 40 years old when she had a double mastectomy and is alive and well. As for me, I feel grateful, they did not find anything in the second checkup nor since. We live in amazing times, which includes huge advancements in medical research and specialized equipment. And we are blessed to have many of the top breast cancer centers right here in our community. Now available is 3D imaging for breast exams. These machines require much fewer images and provide greater clarity. So needless to say you will hear “don’t breathe, don’t move” a whole lot less. Getting your mammogram and yearly breast exam might just save your life. Don’t put it off because you're too busy or you don’t think it is necessary, it is. Do it for your family. Do it for yourself.

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uuuuu This morning will never ever come back into your life again. Get up and make the most of it . ~ “Good Morning!” Don’t wake up with the regret of what you couldn’t accomplish yesterday. Wake up and think about what you can achieve today. ~ “Good Morning!”

uuuuu Something special awaits you each day. Recognize it and make the most of it. It’s going to be a great day! ~ “Good Morning!”

uuuuu One positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. ~ “Good Morning!”

uuuuu Mornings have a new beginning, a new Blessing, a new hope. It’s a perfect day because it’s God’s gift. ~ “Good Morning!”

uuuuu Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. ~ Lamentations 3:22, 23

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Prevent Isolation As You Age Did you know that an estimated one in five adults over age 50 is affected by isolation? Research has shown that prolonged isolation can be as bad for you as smoking 15 cigarettes a day—and that the negative health consequences of chronic isolation may be especially harmful for older adults. The good news is that you can proactively plan to combat the problem of social isolation and loneliness both now and for the future. Here are some suggestions: • Nurture and strengthen existing relationships; invite people over for coffee or call them to suggest a trip to a museum or to see a movie. • Schedule a time each day to call or visit someone. • Meet your neighbors. • Don’t let being a non-driver stop you from staying active. Find out about transportation options. • Use social media to stay in touch or write emails or letters. • Stay physically active. • Take a class. • Revisit an old hobby. • Volunteer. • Visit a senior or community center to see what’s going on. • Check out faith-based organizations’ groups and events. Choosing to reside in a continuing care retirement community like Wesley Woods of Newnan is another great strategy for older adults in creating a strong support system to combat isolation and loneliness. The opportunities to meet new friends with shared interests and participate in activities that promote physical, mental and emotional well-being are wide-ranging. For more information on how to find local resources that connect older adults with services and programs of interest in the local community, visit www.eldercare.gov.

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BB&T promotes Reynolds to market president BB&T has promoted Garnet Reynolds to market president. Reynolds is based at 295 Bullsboro Drive. Reynolds brings more than 15 years of experience in the banking industry to his new role. The Newnan, Ga. native earned a bachelor’s of business administration from The University of Mississippi with a double major in banking and finance, and real estate. Reynolds also completed a graduate degree of banking at Louisiana State’s University School of Banking. A 1997 graduate from Newnan High School, Reynolds moved back to his hometown to start his career in the mortgage industry. After five years in the mortgage industry, Reynolds moved for an opportunity in the

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Business Banking and Commercial Lending division. Reynolds joined BB&T in March of 2012, and was attracted to the bank due to the culture and the values the bank represented. Reynolds gives the credit for his success to his wife, clients, mentors, and the associates he has had the opportunity to work with throughout his career. "Anytime a company empowers you to do the right thing for your client and your associates, the relationships you build will last forever," Reynolds said. Reynolds is a current member of the Newnan Coweta Chamber of Commerce, Newnan Rotary Club, First United Methodist Church, and a board member of Abby’s Angels Foundation. He has previously served on the board of Communities In Schools, and he is a past graduate of Leadership Coweta. Reynolds is married to his wife, Leigh, and they have two boys, David and Whit.

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How Did I Get Here? by Ken Hammock, DCRMC, RMM, ken@thejoyfm.com This is a blog I wrote several years ago at a time when my wife was facing open-heart surgery, and I was afraid I was losing my best friend. It’s worth repeating. Let me know how I can help you. I finally got a few days off to spend some time being with the family and hopefully catching up on my writing. Though my time off was inopportune. My wife and I are at Emory Hospital in downtown Atlanta. She is upstairs right now, four floors above me, prepping for open-heart surgery. For me, I’m sitting alone in a cafeteria waiting room putting my heart to words and facing deep reflection. So, I’m being forced to redeem all those unused vacation days and sick days to be there every moment for the next 10 days, at least, for the one I love the most. I work a lot, whether at my profession or around the old house. Why do we commit so much to our professions? I may call it being responsible and trying to earn the most for my family; but, you may view your commitment as your calling. Others may see it as being a workaholic, as fulfilling a passion, or maybe an escape from the troubles at home. No matter the opinion there is a reason for why we do what we do. Since I have this time off I've chosen to put my along time to use. I’m a people watcher. I sit and observe people, their mannerism and actions, responses, and how they react or interact with other people and situations. While sitting in the cafeteria at Emory Hospital waiting for the surgeon’s report for my wife, I began to consider others around me. There was a mixture of all sorts of people from all walks of life; some from the Atlanta area, from other parts of the state and even a few from out of state. There were medical staff, patients, families and friends of patients, and one or two looked like homeless people just coming in from the cold. The thought struck me. “How did each one of us in this room get where we are at this particular moment in time?” There sits a nurse who looks like she would rather be somewhere else. Or, maybe something in her lifestyle or situation was troubled.

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A smock-dressed young man looked like an intern or student rummaging through final notes for a test or a procedure he may be assisting today. One gentleman was asleep in an upright chair. Some rushed by, others walked slowly. At a distance I could see a mother with two small children drying tears from her eyes. While at the same time, a group of teenagers were talking and laughing as they bounced towards the escalator with a fist full of balloons.

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And here I sit, alone with my own thoughts and watching others -- while a heart surgeon is performing a serious procedure on my wife two floors up. How did we get here? Was it providence? God’s design? Happenstance? Maybe. I think it best to say we are a product of our decisions. We have to live with our choices. What we decide today will affect tomorrow. The decisions I made days, weeks or maybe even years ago put me in this chair today at this hospital writing some insightful nonsense; and all around me there are more than too many patients in the hospital that are here merely because of their years of failure to take care of themselves, improper diet or the lack of physical activity. Others, such as my wife, merely have a failure within the body, not of their own choice. Yet, my wife and I chose this surgeon. And we chose this hospital. And we also chose this day to do it. Their decisions, my decision, your decisions!

Erika Martinez-Uribe, M.D. Internal Medicine 2401 Newnan Crossing Blvd. East Suite 200 Newnan, Georgia 30265 770.400.7700

Let’s bring it full circle. Though I’m talking about my own life experience, think of your career, the value of your life, the experiences, and your Christian walk in the same light. You are where you are today, because of decisions you’ve made in the past. Your current employment or unemployment, your income, where you live, your influence with others – all products of decision you’ve made weeks, months and years ago. Are you satisfied where you are, or is there more? Have you come short of your potential? Are you fulfilling your calling? The most poignant questions is, “What are you doing today that will change your tomorrow?” It’s been said that the most insane thing is to keep doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Are you in that rut? What are you doing today that will change that? Sometimes we are forced to change. Better though that we choose to change. I choose the latter. What about you? Let me know if I can help.

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Piedmont Newnan Hospital Holds Can-A-Thon to Support Local Community Food Banks Piedmont Newnan held a can drive in September to collect cans and cash to purchase can goods to donate to our local food banks here in Newnan. The drive was a huge success thanks to all the hospital staff that chipped in. The drive raised over $1,400 and 3,538 cans were donated to support those in need in our local community.

Pictured to the left: Ed Harper, Engineering, and Susan West, Community Affairs, unloading over 3,500 can goods at local center.

Hospital staff loading up the van with all the can goods.

Ed Harper, Engineering, dropping off the can goods at a local food bank.

Meet Dr. Chen Dr. Chen specializes in urology. Prior to joining Piedmont Physicians, he worked as the Urology Chief Resident in the Department of Surgery, Section of Urology at the Medical College of Georgia – Augusta University. Dr. Chen is a member of the American Urological Association and his special interests include all aspects of General Urology including sexual medicine, oncology and cancer survivorship, stones, and urinary continence. In his spare time, Dr. Chen enjoys cooking, running, and enjoying life with his wife Georgia as well as their dog Serena.

Medical Degree: Wayne State University School Residency: Medical College of Georgia – Augusta University Learn more about Dr. Chen by visiting piedmont.org/DrRogerChen

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Half-million dollars pledged toward new breast cancer fund Hogansville resident Faye Hendrix-Ware has pledged $500,000 to Piedmont Newnan Hospital to establish the Faye Hendrix-Ware Breast Cancer Fund. “The $500,000 is just the initial commitment for this breast health center, but we plan to stay with it through completion,” said Hendrix-Ware. The fund will increase access to genetic counseling services and implement a High Risk Breast Clinic for patients in Coweta County and surrounding communities. Piedmont Healthcare Foundation will recognize the donor in the newly constructed Breast Health Center at Piedmont Newnan in the Medical Office Building by naming the center the Faye Hendrix-Ware Breast Health Center. “We have always received great care from Piedmont and hope to help others through this donation,” stated Hendrix-Ware. “We are going to follow Holland Ware’s example when he built the cancer centers at Emory and Auburn.” The High Risk Breast Clinic’s goals will

be to accurately identify risk, provide the highest quality genetic counseling, have a patient-centered and guideline-driven risk reduction plan and long-term minimize cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality. “My family has had trouble with cancer, my dad died from it, and after having a recent scare myself, I knew this was where we wanted to donate,” Hendrix-Ware said. “I look forward to seeing the impact of this partnership with Piedmont, and hope new techniques can be identified to catch and treat cancer early on and save lives.” “We are grateful to Faye and Holland for this transformational gift. Their confidence in the care we provide our patients is evident in this level of support,” said Jason G. Smith, Chief Nursing Officer, Piedmont Newnan Hospital. “Cancer is a complex disease and patients need a wider variety of treatments, medical specialists and support staff than is required for any other health disorder. This gift will improve the patient experience, increase awareness and access to care and improve early detection.”

Understanding Your Medicare Options Oct. 27 from 10-11:30 a.m. in Conference Room 1 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Anita Alvarez Richards CIRS-A/D, Certified Medicare Specialist, will talk about the ABC’s (and D’s) of Medicare. Learn about different types, options and benefits. Must register by calling 877-527-3712.


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Faces of Philanthropy What’s raised here, stays here.

New Community Service Team Announced In the fall of 2015, the Coweta Community Foundation launched its first Community Service Team for local freshmen and sophomores. Members of the team met monthly to study local nonprofits and learn more about how they operate, and at the end of the year, they chose to give a grant to the Community Welcome House. Building on its successful first year, the group added even more members for the 2016-2017 school year, and they awarded their second grant, this time to the Coweta Organization for Riding, Rehabilitation and Learning (CORRAL). This fall, the third group of community-minded high school students, our biggest yet, was selected. Members include Jay Channell, Cade Barker, Sam Huynh, Ashley Stephens, Jessie Himes, Sara Ashley Estes, Bailey Barnett, Michaela Fuller, Elizabeth Alexander, Michelle McGrath, Jena Patel, Gracie Martin, Mary Patten Poulakos, Lili Clark, Samantha Morrison, Mary Nichols Lollis, Amanda Bridges, Lela Daniell, Gracie Bolton, Katelyn McMath, Ashlyn Carney, Sarah Warburton, Emily Bowers, Mia Fisher, Gracie Armour,

Chloe Epstein, Jakob Kerr, Tyiena Stafford and Alani Wight. These students are already busy learning about the world of Coweta nonprofits and will again be awarding a grant before the end of the school year. Membership is determined through an application and interview process among high school students. They attend monthly meetings during which they are introduced to the various nonprofit organizations serving Coweta citizens, and they also participate in two workdays with a nonprofit agency. At the end of the student’s two-year participation, nonprofits may invite the participant to serve as an auxiliary member of the Board of Directors. In addition, a standout team member each year is awarded a $500 scholarship from the Coweta Community Foundation. Leading the program are Foundation board members Cynthia Bennett, director of programs for the Newnan-Coweta Chamber and a retired Coweta County educator; Deidre Bembry, a local State Farm insurance agent; and Michael Nix, local government liaison with the Office of the Governor in Atlanta.

At the inaugural meeting of the 2017-2018 Community Service Team are, front row, from left, Jay Channell, Cade Barker, Sam Huynh, Ashley Stephens and Jessie Himes. Middle row, from left, are, Sara Ashley Estes, Bailey Barnett, Michaela Fuller, Elizabeth Alexander, Michelle McGrath, Jena Patel, Gracie Martin, Mary Patten Poulakos, Lili Clark and Michael Nix. Back row, from left, are Cynthia Bennett, Samantha Morrison, Mary Nichols Lollis, Amanda Bridges, Lela Daniell, Gracie Bolton, Katelyn McMath, Ashlyn Carney, Sarah Warburton, Emily Bowers and Mia Fisher. Not pictured are Gracie Armour, Chloe Epstein, Jakob Kerr, Tyiena Stafford and Alani Wight.

Nonprofit Calendar Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ~ Keris Kares Riding for the Gold Motorcycle Ride Newnan. For more information, please visit www.keriskares.org Oct. 21, 6 to 10 p.m. ~ 2017 Friends of the FightLocation. Pinewood Studios - Studio

Foundation readies for Third Annual Power of the Purse From Gucci and Prada to Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Vera Bradley, Spartina and more, the designer purses are coming out as the Coweta Community Foundation finalizes plans for its Third Annual Power of the Purse Luncheon on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at The Newnan Center. The event will include the announcement of the 2017 Woman of the Year, a live auction of dozens of designer purses, and an outstanding keynote speaker.

Event Chair Vicki Kaiser is a fan of this Frye purse, one of the purses to be featured in the Silent Auction at Power of the Purse on October 26.

Speaker Minda Dentler

Minda Dentler, the speaker for this year’s luncheon, is an insurance professional, triathlete, health advocate, speaker and mother. Despite having legs that were paralyzed from contracting polio in India, Dentler became the first female wheelchair athlete to complete the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. She earned an MBA from Baruch College in New York and a BA in Management Information Systems from the University of Washington. She currently resides in New York City with her husband and daughter. Her website is http://mindadentler.com. The Power of the Purse supports the Coweta Community Foundation Women’s and Children’s Fund, and this year’s event chair is Vicki Kaiser, a CCF board member who serves as executive director of Oncology, Support Services & Community Affairs at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Purses and accessories will again be used in the theme and decor of this

CCF Board Member Angela Munson is a fan of Kate Spade, and this Kate Spade yoga bag is headed to the Silent Auction at the October 26 Power of the Purse.

event, and there will be a Silent Auction of purses and jewelry as well. All proceeds from the event after expenses will be contributed to the Women’s and Children’s Fun. Doors open at 11 a.m. for Silent Auction bidding, and the program begins at noon and runs to 1 p.m. Seating for this event is limited, so those wishing to attend are advised to purchase tickets early. Individual tickets start at $75 each and may be ordered by calling 770-253-1833 or by visiting cowetafoundation.org and clicking on the “Events” tab.

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Lana Jones, Master Gardener and former Coweta County Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) program assistant, is returning to her Alabama roots. After many relocations with her husband Keith’s military career, they settled in Newnan in 2006 and she became a Master Gardener in 2007. During their time in the military, Lana said she mostly container gardened and grew fresh herbs on the windowsill, along with purchasing armfuls of flowers (for very little money) at the German markets. Lana was raised in west Alabama where the family’s food came from the garden, meats from hunting or raising animals, and the grocery store was really just a supplement. She remembers shelling butter beans and peas during harvest and as a child her reward for pulling weeds was picking strawberries from the strawberry patch. Lana’s mother planted a rosebush on the family property and Lana has successfully propagated it from cuttings and will again take cuttings with her to her new residence in Alabama. She says the rosebush is an old timey variety, oddly shaped and thorny, but with a beautiful fragrance. Lana’s mother passed away when Lana was young, so this rose is a keepsake of her family heritage. Lana was raised by her Dad, a landscaper, and

Lana’s background is Microbiology and she previously worked in hospitals and pathology labs finding out what bacteria made people or animals sick. Those research and problem solving skills transferred over to the Extension office MGEV/ANR program with soil/water testing, plant/insect ID, and plant disease diagnosis. She enjoys finding solutions to complicated problems and compares it to a puzzle. Lana says it was a delight to meet the wonderful citizens of Coweta County that are so knowledgeable and would come to the Extension office for help for their treasured plants, such as roses and cherry trees. Her current home has an informal landscape that greets you with textural paperbark maples, green hellebores, lavender, pixie loropetalum, boxwoods hiding columbine, and a pyramidal creeping fig by her front door that is just spectacular. Lana says she has picked up many plants in her 11 years in Newnan and like all gardeners made mistakes by putting the right plant in the wrong place. Over time, the trees at her Summergrove home have matured and started choking out her turfgrass; she has compensated by planting some ground cover and states her new place at the Gulf Shore will definitely have turfgrass and she looks forward to researching what will work best in the sandy soil and finding the microclimates for her cherished plants. As she looks to her future, Lana says she misses the “brain work” of the extension office, but she may explore her creative side by writing a book about the ladies of her hometown who influenced her with their nurturing and encouragement. She would like to share those memories with their families and let them know how much the ladies touched her life. And those that know Lana (and her dedication to the MGEV program), know she has paid it forward!


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The holidays are fast approaching, and now is the time to make a holiday budget. When we are all in the frenzy and whirl of all the commercials, pressure from family, and the pressures we put on ourselves to have the perfect holiday it’s hard to control the spending. Ideally, you should start a savings account for the holidays (we offer a Christmas Club Account for example) at the beginning of the year. Let’s get real. Most of us wait until the last minute to try to figure out how to handle the extra expenses holidays bring.

You have about 8 weeks to get ready for the big explosion, so take one evening and sit down and make your list (doesn’t hurt to check it twice). Consider

all expenses, not just gifts. You will need money for decorating, special foods, parties, gas to go places etc. So your list should try to include as much of this as possible. Then, you’ll feel overwhelmed! So, par down your list. What natural decorations can you use from the woods or your own backyard? What gifts can be gifts from the heart not just a present from the store? Start shopping now, looking for sales on items on your list, so that during the rush you won’t be out there shopping and giving into the temptation to buy more, spends more. When you have a plan and a budget, stick to it! Yes, it’s hard not to fall for all the advertisements.

It’s hard not to compare what you can do with what others are doing. The holidays should be about those things that we can’t put a price on. Things like family, friends, neighbors, and the feelings we can share with each other. Nothing makes the holidays harder than knowing you are going into more debt and will have to struggle in January just to have a “big” holiday. How do you really want your family to spend this holiday? What makes the holidays so special? Focus on those ideas that bring your family together, and give you a real sense of happiness and peace. May this holiday season find you healthy, happy, and financially sound.


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October Tips, Trends and Trendsetters As a longtime counselor, life coach, as well as working in ministry, my goal is to help others be their best and do what they are passionate about. Each month we cover some of the hot topics from health and wellness, fashion and style, business or tapping into your creative side. This month, we are focusing on “F” words.

Finding your fitness fit

Fall décor Fall is such a fun time to decorate and it is really so easy. You can start as early as September and then add and take away décor as you like. And when I say I love to decorate, I mean I LOVE to decorate. So here are some ideas to help you get started if you haven't already. Mums are a perfect addition to any front porch and they will last through Thanksgiving. Real or faux pumpkins are perfect for any house and you can add your Halloween décor and then just take it down and everything remains perfect for Thanksgiving. You can pull in gourds, corn stalks, real pumpkins and florals in from all the orange, bronze and brown family. I use lots of baskets, glass pumpkins and garlands.

Specialized gyms, clubs, fitness and exercise facilities are popping up all over the country and it is no different in our neck of the woods. You can find just about everything from the YMCA to bootcamps, martial arts, yoga, toning tables, 24-hour sports gyms and fitness centers. Finding the right place and what works for you is so important, especially before you sign a contract or pay your dues. Many years ago when the SONS were little and attending First United Methodist Church preschool, I would drop them off and head to Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center. It was a perfect spot since it was right near their school. So now fast forward and I am back driving the middle SON to high school and once again it is incredibly convenient to just pop in to the fitness center. Piedmont is a classic and tried and true fitness center. You won’t find blaring music videos. But what you will find is a wonderful community of very caring friends. Kind of like a family. They will even ask you where you’ve been if you skip a week or two. As the saying goes, if you don’t use it, you lose it. Staying active is critical to overall long term health. So check out Piedmont or any of the other area fitness centers. Find the one where you feel inspired and empowered working.

Fall Fashions I have a passion for finding great deals when I shop and I love helping others do the same. In the south it is always fun to see fall arrive since we have mentioned last month it will be easy this fall to get your trendy side on whether you hit the department stores, the small boutiques and even non profit thrift shops to find many of these goodies or just shop in your own closet. We will see dusters, more wraps, shapes and sizes. Plaid is back, but don't flip out and do head to toe. A little bit or just a touch goes a long way. Thrift stores such as New Beginnings, One Roof and Salvation Army can be a mecca for great buys. I hope you enjoy the hunt you will have in these shops. You

If you are looking for a fast and fun DIY project then fabric pumpkins are perfect. Just grab some scissors, thread, fabric, hot glue gun, batting and some faux leaves. It you don’t have spare fabric you can cut up an old velvet shirt or anything else you like. And in no time at all you will have some one of kind pumpkins. This is super easy to do and here are just a few I put together but if you need help then call Charlotte Dubose Lunsford at Create, Grow and Sew. She teaches young and old. She offer ladies night's out and childrens sewing classes as well.

have to be willing to invest time to find the goods. Here are some hot fall fashions that you may want to pick up or that you may have in your very own closet: Dusters, sweater wraps, bell sleeves, embroidered clothes, scarves and leopard and animal prints are always a great idea and I believe it is a fashion staple. As much as I love them I usually only wear one animal print at time. For example just shoes or just a purse and pair it with strips but that is just me. There are no real rules when it comes to that. I picked up a terrific duster last winter in Downtown Newnan at C.S. Toggery and a wrap at Lee-King Pharmacy and Blue Fern Merchant and they are still perfect for this season's trends. Lucky me. So remember to check out what you have in closet so you will know what pieces you will want to add. Fashions for the girls in your life are especially fabulous this fall and you can head over to Kendra Two or Target’s childrens department. We have been blessed with the three Sons of Thunder and so there are no little princesses in our home. But I do so love seeing all the darling girls clothes. And this season there are ponchos, wraps, embroidered shirts, darling metallic shoes and so much more for the Fashionista in your life.

Corby is known to many as a Power Shopper, the Little Black Dress and a fashionista. She’s crazy about shoes, clothes, accessories, and of course leopard prints. She loves writing, speaking, ministering, life coaching and being with friends, Winters and the SONSs of Thunder.


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What you are describing is a disease known as fairy ring. It got its name because in medieval times people believed that mushrooms appeared where fairies had danced. Fairy rings appear during periods of wet weather and warm temperatures like we have had over the past several months. You often see them in spring or late summer. There are many types of fungi can cause this phenomenon, but it starts out as an infected spore and then spreads outward in a circular pattern from there. They can range in size from several inches to 50 feet in diameter. Fairy ring can look like a ring of dark green grass, circular area of bare soil where the grass has died or a ring of mushrooms like the one in the photo (Image 1). The diseased area can go dormant during periods of dry weather and can become active again as soon as environmental conditions are favorable. Fungicides are not very effective for this lawn disease, so focus on prevention or other management strategies to control it. For example, aerating your lawn during the growing season can help and keeping your lawn mowed regularly will help cover up the symptoms of the disease. Also, don’t forget soil test!

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Soil nutrition is very important because the healthier your lawn is, the fewer disease problems you can expect. Fall is the perfect time to test your soil so you can determine whether or not you need to add lime. If you need to apply lime, fall applications are best because it takes a few months for lime to work into the soil and change the pH. By working on improving your soils pH in the fall, your warm season lawn will benefit in the spring.

Fairy Ring ~ Image Credit: Stephanie Butcher Soil tests also provide fertilizer recommendations, but make sure you utilize those recommendations in the next growing season if you test your soil in the fall. Do not apply nitrogen-based fertilizers on warm season lawns in the fall. For more information about lawn diseases or soil testing, contact the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620 or e-mail uge2077@uga.edu. Ask for the Extension publications, “Lawn Diseases in Georgia” or “Soil Testing”. The University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences is an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization.

Backyard Assocation meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at at the UGA Extension – Coweta County at 255 Pine Road, Newnan. Call the Extension office for reservations and to register for door prizes. 770.254.2620, uge2077@uga.edu


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Golf Tournament Links for Linda – Playing Through to a Cure, a golf tournament benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, will be held at the Summer Grove Golf Club on Friday, October 20 at 9:00 and will cost $100/player which includes a catered barbecue lunch. Players will have the opportunity to win a car if they make a hole in one on the designated hole, thanks to Walt Gutierrez, Toyota of Newnan. There will be prizes for the first, second and last place teams, plus prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. We are putting the “fun” in fundraising by offering mulligans, Texas tees and raffle tickets. There will also be a silent auction that will feature many items, including a quilt, handmade by master quilter Susan Boyd. You do not have to play golf to bid on items. If you are tee’d off at cancer and would like to gather a team, donate prizes, or help in any way, we need you! Contact Jeannie/Tommy Hayes at jeannie99@gmail. com. Visit our Facebook page https://m.facebook.com/ linksforlinda/ to track our progress as we take a swing at cancer! 335 Summer Grove Pkwy, Newnan, GA 30265

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Fabulous Fall Fudge

If you’re like me, you may be planning a trip to the mountains sometime this fall. I’ll be visiting the North Georgia Mountains as usual, and while I’m there, you can bet I’ll be looking to enjoy some of the unique flavors of the season. I always enjoy finding a local produce farm brimming with apples and treats like pumpkin butter, peach bread, and fresh jams and jellies. And if the locals have a fudge shop, I’m in heaven. When I researched fudge history, I wasn’t surprised to find a mention of Mackinac Island, Michigan. My husband and I visited the island this summer, and though I had been told that fudge shops there were plentiful, I had no idea that the streets of this legendary town would be lined with them! You could hardly walk ten feet without seeing a sign for a fudge shop or, even better, smelling the sweet fragrance wafting through the air as huge mounds of fudge were being shaped across slabs of marble. According to foodtimeline.org, “American confectioners introduced modern fudge to resort-area vacationers in the 1880s. Mackinac Island is particularly known for this confection.” Later, Ivy League coeds made fudge directly in the pan rather than using any special equipment. Some historians believe that the

with Angela

word “fudge” itself is simply a verb (or possibly expletive!) referring to botched caramels. These caramels, then, were “fudged” by those making them. Not all fudge is created equal. I’m partial to the rich, velvety-smooth fudge that doesn’t have a hint of a granulated sugar taste. The creamier the fudge, the better I like it. And when the fudge-making mood hits, my favorite fudge recipe is this one. Penuche (pronounced “puh-NOOchee”) is a fudge made with brown sugar, butter, cream or milk, and nuts. This caramel-flavored fudge is so rich that one piece will probably satisfy your sugar cravings for an entire day. Try it and let me know if you agree!

Recipe y Pecan Penuche Creabutm ter

1 stick 1 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 cup half-and-half 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup chopped pecans, divided use other favorite nuts) (or use a mix of walnuts and pecans or with cooking spray. In a medium Prepare an 8-inch square baking dish the butter, add the brown sugar, saucepan and over medium heat, melt and stir for two minutes. Add and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low , and again bring to a boil, stirhalf-and-half, increase heat to medium heat and allow it to cool to room ring all the while. Remove mixture from r and stir until mixture is smooth temperature. Add confectioners’ suga ove any lumps. Add 3/4 cup of the and creamy, using a wire whisk to rem pan, then add the remaining 1/4 pecans and combine. Pour mixture into n. Refrigerate until firm before cup of pecans and lightly press them dow may be stored in the refrigerator, cutting into one-inch squares. Penuche pieces. covered, for up to two weeks. Yields 64

Angela McRae is a freelance writer and editor from Newnan, and you can find out more about her work at angelamcrae.com. Email questions and comments to her at angela@thecowetashopper.com.


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The process of buying and selling land is completely different than a residential transaction. The list price for land and acreage is typically calculated at a price per acre. The value for the land is determined by factors such as location, topography, water features, quality of soil, timber value, road frontage, internal road systems, structures and/or improvements, uses for the land, comparable sales, etc. It is very important to have a quality survey of the property when selling or buying land. You need to know exactly what you are selling or buying. When a property’s value is calculated on a per acre basis, a small difference in acreage can make a huge impact on a sales price. If a survey is not provided, you can ask the seller to provide one or have someone complete a survey for you. Newnan and Coweta County have a great group of local surveyors. I would not recommend buying or selling a property without a survey as there can be disputes about boundaries and encroachments from adjacent properties. Sellers often will cut the timber off a property before selling it to cash in on the value of the timber. I would not recommend this as cutting the timber leaves the land looking barren and rough. You want to dress up acreage, like you would a house or car before selling it. This can be as simple as bushogging a field or as complicated as adding a pond to make the property more desirable. Thinning is a good idea to help a land tract show better. Thinning is the calculated removal of certain trees with a specific objective in mind (gfc.state. ga.us). This process is beneficial to the overall health of trees on the property also. For example, thinning an area of dead or diseased trees will allow a property to show better. The Georgia Forestry Commission is a great resource for questions about timber. If you plan to build a home or structure on some land, I would highly recommend having a soil or “perc test” completed during a due diligence period. Percolation tests measure the water absorption rate of soil. This will help to determine if you can put a septic tank and drain field on the property. The Coweta County Health Department can provide perc tests, as well as local soil scientists. It is not a bad idea to have a soil test, along with a topographic report, completed before you list a property so the prospective buyers know where they can build a home. A topographic report is a detailed map of the surface features of the land. This includes mountains, hills, creeks, valleys, etc. on a particular property. I hope you are able to enjoy being outside this fall. Walking and showing land is one of my favorite parts of my job!

Jess Barron is an Associate Broker with Lindseys, Inc. Realtors and PresidentElect of the Newnan-Coweta Board of Realtors.

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The Staging Life

Replace personal photos with Art. The canvas wrapped photos of the kiddos is not Art to anyone else but you and they need to come down and be “pre-packed”. Ross, T. J. Maxx, Tuesday Morning are just a few discount stores to find large pieces of art under $50.

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Company Towels…remember when Mom used to say “don’t use those towels, those are for company!”? Invest in some nice fluffy towels to fold and stack on the side of the tub, or top of the vanity, and to layer over the towel racks & rings. No one wants to see tired stringy bath linens hanging around when they are looking at houses to purchase. Thing model home ready!

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5 Home Staging Ideas Under $50 It goes without saying that once you decide to sell your home, work needs to begin. Most sellers worry about the junky garage and overflowing closets and that’s not a bad way to start, however, there are a few investments one can make to help update a house that don’t have to break the bank.

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New Bed Linens – let’s face it, kids bed linens get washed A LOT! They spill things and have accidents and teenagers…well they just “smell”. Girls and boys alike, if they are active, they have a less than pleasant odor. Updating bed linens is a quick and easy way to replace tired worn out comforters and remove any odors your precious ones may create.

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Invest in a new Welcome mat for the front door. A tired worn out mat is not a good way to welcome

your new buyer into the house. My advice is to avoid the seasonal décor mats and go simple on this purchase. You are probably going to move off and forget it, anyway so don’t put a HUGE investment in this purchase. Just make it new and fresh. 5.

Don’t forget the mailbox. A can of paint and some new flowers around the mailbox can go a long way in planting a good seed (no pun intended) in a buyers mind. It will make the statement that this is a special place and they will be excited to pull into the driveway if the first thing they see when they pull up is fresh and beautiful.

For more information about small investments you can make when staging your house to sell or staging to live, contact Nan.

FRANK BARRON, Broker 770-231-9535 14 Jackson Street, Newnan, GA 30263 “Serving All of Newnan and Coweta County Since 1948”

JESS BARRON Associate Broker 678-857-9350

770-253-6990 www.LindseysRealtors.com

UNDER CONTRACT

MLS 8114695 #

BEAUTIFUL & SPACIOUS HOME IN CHOICE NEWNAN LOCATION. Near ASHLEY PARK, CTCA, PIEDMONT NEWNAN HOSPITAL & I-85! Foyer entrance. Lrg greatrm/ family rm, f/p. 9’ ceilings & dining area w/patio access. Lrg mstr on main w/trey ceiling. Huge bonus rm. Oversized garage. Wheelchair friendly. $269,900. (Frank/Jess)

MLS 8160544 #

STUNNING BRICK HOME ON FINISHED BASEMENT ON 37+/- ACS. Foyer entrance w/wide staircase, hardwd flrs, family rm w/brick f/p, separate dining room, updated kitchen overlooking backyard and acreage. Spacious master bedroom w/reading or office area. Regulation size basketball court. Reduced to $475,000! (Frank/Jess)

MLS 8238258 #

‘SUMMER OAKS’ IN GAY, GA. Fabulous 1938 era brick Cape Cod on 180+/- open & wded acs w/2 ponds, barn, 2 steel bldgs, greenhouse, guest cottage, pavilion w/fplc on pond. 100+/- acs fenced & cross fenced. Updated kit. Formal LR & DR. B’fast rm. Den w/ fplc. 5 BR/3BA. $1,250,000. (Frank)

MLS #8268350 RECENTLY RENOVATED & well maintained home in choice North Fayette location w/easy access to PTC, airport & Atlanta. Fenced bkyd w/deck/patio/garden area. New 4T a/c unit. Foyer entrance, Sep DR, Chef’s kit, open floor plan to LR. Loft area upstairs w/vaulted ceiling. (Jess)

MLS #8251826 WELL MAINTAINED 2-STORY ON BSMT in choice North PTC location. 2-story foyer entrance w/20’ ceiling. Hardwd flrs. Sep formal DR. LR w/f/p. Kit w/ss appliances, bfast area & bar, pantry & office nook. Lrg master. Easy I-85 access! $329,900. (Frank/Jess)

MLS #8244938 JUST REMODELED SPLIT LEVEL HOME WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF DOWNTOWN NEWNAN AND SCHOOLS. 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, LR, Formal DR, den w/stone f/p. Fresh paint thruout. Fully equipped kitchen. Central a/c. $134,900. (Frank)

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MLS 8217354 RECENTLY RENOVATED 2-STORY BRICK w/fin bsmt & fenced bkyd in lake community. Choice N. Coweta location. New Granite c’tops & SS appliances in kit. Den w/ brick fplc & built-in bkcases. 12x20 screen porch. Sep DR, LR w/hdwd flrs. Foyer, RV parking, outbldgs. $319,900. (Frank/Jess) #

MLS #8251813 DELIGHTFUL 2-STORY HOME ON 5.71+/- MOSTLY OPEN ACRES near Moreland. 4 BR, 2 1/2 BA, LR, formal DR, hardwd flrs, fully equipped kitchen & full bsmt. Easy access to I-85 at Moreland exit. See to appreciate. $329,900. (Frank/Jess)

MLS 8170512 #

WEST POINT LAKE – DEEP WATER 2 acre lot on Wehakee Creek. Hardwood hill with panoramic views. Easy access to LaGrange and I-85. Just 89,900. (Frank)

MLS #8221364 WELL-MAINTAINED 2 STORY ON CORNER LOT IN SUMMERGROVE. 9’ Ceilings. Spacious LR w/fplc. Sep DR. Kit w/granite c’tops, ss appliances & bfast area. New fixtures thruout. Laundry rm. Loft/living area upstairs. Double garage w/shop area. Price reduced to $274,999. (Jess)

LOTS/LAND _________________________________________________________

509+/- WOODED ACRES. Ideal for development. Zoned industrial in Grantville city limits. Long rail frontage. Owners are Brokers. (Frank/Chip) _________________________________________________________ 13 CHOICE BUILDING LOTS in Grantville in Bohannon Woods. Easy access to I-85, Atlanta, Newnan, LaGrange & Columbus. Covenants & Restrictions in file. $12,000/lot. Frank _________________________________________________________ 11.12+/- WOODED ACRES. Ideal for homesite or development. Estate sized tract for family compound or use. Lots of deer and turkey. Close to Newnan and schools. $83,400. (Frank/Chip) _________________________________________________________ 4.174+/- WOODED ACRES on Palmetto-Tyrone Road and Hudgens Road. Choice North Coweta location. Just Reduced! $49,500!. Frank. _________________________________________________________ 2 SPACIOUS VACANT LOTS in West Coweta on East Coggins Road. Easy access to Newnan, Franklin or Carrollton. Sold ‘as is’. $29,000/lot. Frank _________________________________________________________

MLS 8166021 #

RUSTIC 4BR/3BA CHALET on 35.62 open & wded acs w/1.5 ac pond on Smokey Rd & approx. 12 acs open-ideal for pasture. Plus 1BR/1BA guest house w/sep kit & ba, driveway paved, new roof & flooring. Main kit needs appliances & Mstr BA needs fixtures. All await you to finish as you choose. $495,000. (Frank)

MLS #8254594 ATTENTION HANDY MEN! Aluminum siding home needs repair but could be a good investment. 3 BR, 1 1/2 BA, living rm, kitchen & den. Partial chainlink fenced yard. Off street parking on west side of house. Needs work but sold ‘as is’. $29,900. (Frank)

MLS 8215873 #

BEAUTIFUL CA 1886 HISTORIC VICTORIAN STYLE 2 STORY HOME on lrg lot in downtown Greenville. Wrap around front porch, 9’+ ceilings. 13x18 rms. Crown molding. Original heart pine flrs in great condition! Sep DR w/built-in china cabinet. 2 lrg greatrms! $149,900. (Frank/Jess)

MLS #8207751 WELCOME AREA. Front & Back porches. 1900 era 3 Bedroom Farmhouse on 10.33 +/- mostly hardwood acres. Original pine floors. Storage room off back porch. SOLD ‘AS IS”. 79,900. (Frank & Jess)

LOTS/LAND _________________________________________________________

2 WOODED VACANT LOTS IN NORTH COWETA CO. New shopping nearby. Subject to covenants/restrictions of Chandlers Run Subdivision. $19,500/each. Frank _________________________________________________________ 18 ACRES! BEAUTIFUL, OPEN LAND w/ 500’ of frontage on Hwy 54/Lone Oak Rd, partially wooded. 2 miles from I-85 & 1 mile from Meriwether Industrial Park Dr. $79,900. (Jess) _________________________________________________________ NICE BUILDING LOT, with stream, close to Elm Street school and downtown Newnan. $35,000. Frank _________________________________________________________ EAST ALABAMA! – GREAT HUNTING TRACT! – 92.8 OPEN & WOODED ACRES. Several streams & possible pond sites. Lots of deer & turkeys. Possible dove Field & food plots. $239,900 (Frank) _________________________________________________________ Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed. Price & terms subject to prior sale & change without notice. _________________________________________________________

MLS #8229714 A MUST SEE! WELL-MAINTAINED TOWNHOME IN STONEBRIDGE. Hdwd flrs. LR/DR. Kit w/upgraded granite counters/ upgraded cabinets, bfast area & pantry. Back patio w/wded lot view. Loft area. Lrg mstr w/ vaulted ceiling, garden tub, sep shower. Price Reduced to $169,900 (Jess)

MLS #7635281 HEAVILY WOODED 96.209 ACRES IN GRANTVILLE CITY LIMITS! Subdivision plan available. Grantville City water & sewer. Stream and small pond (3/4 acre) stocked with bass and bream. Ideal for Development or Recreational property. Easy access to I-85. $3,900/acre. (Frank) +/-

MLS #8212829 CLASSIC LAKEFRONT 4BR/3BA IN NORTH COWETA in well-established n’hood. Easy access to Newnan & I-85. Long frontage on pvt stocked lake. Spacious GR w/fp & FR w/f/p in bsmt. Loft area. Screen porch & deck overlooking lake. Updated kit w/b’fast area. Price Reduced to $375,000. (Jess/Frank)

MLS #8187572 STUNNING EUROPEAN 1.5 STORY w/ full bsmt on White Oak Golf Course. Spectacular views! 400+/- S/F Deck. Circular driveway. 2 story mstr suite w/loft! Granite c’tops in kitchen & baths. Theatre rm & sunrm w/ wet bar. $463,000. (Frank/Jess)

COMMERCIAL _________________________________________________________

POTENTIAL COMMERCIAL LOT w/road frontage on busy Hwy 34E. 9.89+/- acs. Excellent location close to Peachtree City, Thomas Crossroads and I-85! Currently zoned Rural Conservation. $75,000. Jess _________________________________________________________ COMMERCIAL FOR RENT OR LEASE. 5 Jackson Street. 1500 sq.ft. Office or Store Building in Downtown Newnan. $1,250/per month. Owner/Agents. Robert Hinely 678-877-5874. _________________________________________________________

COMMERCIAL FOR LEASE – White Oak Professional Center. 1100 SQ.FT. TO 8100 SQ.FT. PROFESSIONAL SPACE NEAR WHITE OAK ENTRANCE. $14.50/sq.ft. & up. Robert Hinely 678-877-5874. _________________________________________________________

6.85 ACRES on Newnan’s 2nd busiest street (Temple Ave./Hwy 34 West). Great for shopping center or medical complex. $495,000. Frank/Jess _________________________________________________________


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What A Community! I never cease to be amazed at the generosity of the wonderful people who make up this community we call “Coweta.” Having lived here all my life (and the years are many), it is so gratifying to be a part of the loving spirit that surrounds all of the volunteers and the organizations that exist in our county. On a recent Thursday, I had the honor and privilege of attending the Newnan Coweta Jaycees dinner where a large number of charitable organizations here in Coweta County were presented funds derived from the Jaycees’ part in the sale of Powers Crossroads property. I accepted a very generous check on behalf of the Newnan Coweta Public Safety Foundation. This money will be used to aid those in our public safety agencies who are struggling with financial and medical hardships and to the departments where they work for needed equipment that will aid them in their jobs in which they take care of us citizens.

Looking Back­ with Joe Williams

Fifty-seven years of motorcycling by Joe Williams

map (no GPS then) and ride hundreds of miles, sometimes a couple of thousand, ending up wherever I ended up. The wind was in my face, my nostrils were filled with the passing smells of the countryside (along with some gas fumes) and I could feel the vibration and sounds of a tuned engine. And I think it gave me some relief from the hard responsibilities of owning a business. I loved it!

The Newnan Coweta Jaycees have been a vital part of this community for many years, and I am so grateful to them for the way they have always helped their community. I can’t begin to name the ones who were recipients of those generous funds that night, but I can say that it was very moving for me to hear the representatives describe what each organization does and how many people are helped through their generosity and hard work. It was more proof that I live in a community so filled with love and caring citizens that I know I am blessed beyond all imagination. No, we are not perfect by any means, and sometimes we get so distracted by the sad and bad news that is thrown at us constantly, but if we just look around, we will find that there are so many, many good folks here. May God continue to bless all the wonderful organizations who continue to provide services to so many, and may God bless America. ~ Norma Haynes

And I still do! I’m older now and my first priority is safety on the road. For me, this means having good tires and brakes, working lights and horn, and a generally good running machine. I don’t ride at night, and I wear a conspicuous jacket and helmet of Hi-Viz yellow made from quality materials. Let the other drivers see me! I am way more careful now and go a little slower, staying away from the traffic of congested areas. Taking my time and enjoying the experience is what it’s all about for me. For as long as I can remember, I liked all things with a motor and wheels. Things that would propel me from here to there, making a noise and blowing some smoke. “Here to there” might be across the yard or across the country, but each one has been an adventure of some type or another. Circa 1961 would find me pouring over the Sears Roebuck catalogue on a page that advertised the companies scooters and motorcycles. I literally wore the print off that page from handling it hundreds of times. I decided on the Allstate 125 model, bright red, for $285. This “Decision” had nothing to do with the fact that I had no money, but my desire was stronger than my bank account. (And still is to this day!) Anyway, as I had an income of about $11.00 a week from my paper route, I could pay the $18 a month. I had my “Ride! I think my next two-wheel vehicle was the one I brought home with me when Nadine and I had been married only 6 months. Not having a garage (and not wanting it stolen), I rode it up the steps and into the kitchen. For some reason, I thought she might like it, too, and couldn’t understand her lack of interest. Who would know? Over the years I have owned six or seven “real” motorcycles that were capable of taking me on “The Adventure”. In my younger days, I would leave without a road

We can all do the things we enjoy subject to our health and finances – mostly our health. I intend to ride for a few more years, and do so safely. There will be a time when my judgment (and my wife and my doctor) tells me it’s time to call it quits, but that time has not yet come. We senior citizens should find something we enjoy and do it until we can’t. Then, and only then, we will find something else to enjoy appropriate to our capabilities. So, if you see a man with white hair and a wrinkled face, riding a red BMW motorcycle, give me plenty of room. I’ll be going on my “Big Adventure”, whether across town or across country, and I’ll have a big smile on my face. And by the way, I can still ride a least 300 miles a day! But the following day I’ll be in bed with a fan blowing on me – recuperating until the next big adventure! PS: I actually wrote this article as an act of civil disobedience as a result of some suggestions at my last doctor’s appointment. But don’t tell anybody!

Joe joe@thecowetashopper.com

Sharpsburg Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat Saturday, October 28 from 5 to 7

Candy • Games • Bounce House • Hay Rides • Hot Dogs 6413 Hwy 54, Sharpsburg • sharpsburg-baptist.com


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Thursday, October 26th, 2017 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM The Newnan Centre 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd, Newnan, GA 30265 Sponsorships and Individual Tickets Available

Fundraising Luncheon

Please visit www.cowetafoundation.org or call The Foundation at 770-253-1833. Seating is limited, reserve today!

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Helpful tips on buying Flood Insurance The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season lasts until Nov. 30, and it has become one of the most active seasons on record, with 13 tropical storms and major hurricanes named so far. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria have brought devastation to the United States and Caribbean with high winds, heavy rains and massive flooding, and meteorologists predict the season is far from over. Coweta County isn’t located on the coast, but the wind and rainfall from hurricanes can be far-reaching, as recently demonstrated by Hurricane Irma. What would you do if your home became flooded during a storm? Do you have proper insurance to cover the damage? The answer for most people is: no. Edward Morris of Morris & Spradlin Insurance Group at 184-A Jefferson Parkway in Newnan has been answering lots of flood-related questions from customers since Hurricane Harvey. Morris, a licensed insurance agent, shares his expertise on flood insurance with The Shopper: “If you are asking yourself the question, will my homeowners

The

SHOPPER with

LaTina Emerson

insurance provide coverage for my home during the next 1,000-year flood as was recently experienced in Houston, the answer is probably no. Most basic homeowner policies don’t protect against flood damage even though floods cause more property damage in the United States than any other type of natural disaster.  It doesn’t take a foot of water to ruin property. Only an inch of water can lead to thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to your home.” “To fully protect your home, you would need to obtain a Flood Insurance policy through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). You can purchase flood insurance as long as your community participates in the NFIP – and most communities do.” “Your local insurance agent can assist you in obtaining coverage, but

don’t wait until the flood water is at your door steps before calling your agent, as most flood policies require a 30-day waiting period before they go into effect. If you don’t live in a flood plain, you can obtain flood insurance coverage for less than $300 per year, with higher premiums for homes located in a flood plain.”   The following link will show if your home and area are located in a flood zone. Just enter your address: http:// www.georgiadfirm.com/. You can also visit FEMA.gov for useful information regarding what Flood Insurance will cover. Once on their home page, click the Search button and type in “Media Library Fact Sheet What Is Covered.” Morris & Spradlin Insurance Group can be reached at 770-683-6793 or www.msinsurance.org. FEMA reports that your NFIP policy will cover the following flood damage for one-to-four family residential buildings and single-family dwelling units in a condominium building: • Electrical and plumbing systems • Furnaces, water heaters, heat pumps and sump pumps • Refrigerators, cooking stoves and built-in appliances, such as dish-

washers • Permanently installed carpeting over an unfinished floor • Permanently installed paneling, wallboard, bookcases and cabinets • Window blinds • Foundation walls, anchorage systems and staircases attached to the building • Detached garage, used for limited storage or parking • Cisterns and water in them • Fuel tanks (and fuel in them), solar energy equipment, well water tanks and pumps • Personal belongings, such as clothing, furniture and electronic equipment • Curtains • Portable and window air conditioners • Portable microwaves and dishwashers • Carpet not included in building coverage (carpet installed over wood floors) • Clothes washers and dryers • Certain valuable items, such as original art work and furs (up to $2,500) • Food freezers and food in them (not refrigerators)


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Zen Monkey’s News and Musings … ***** Success will be within your reach only when you start reaching for it. Stephen Richards ***** The local chapter of The Salvation Army is celebrating 21 years of service for our community. It’s a wonderful organization that has helped countless lives over the years. ***** Built in Newnan, Yamaha Motor Corp., USA introduced an all-new four-passenger side-by-side vehicle. According to a press release, the 2018 Wolverine X4 delivers superior handling, especially on tight, technical trails, combined with Real World Tough Yamaha durability and reliability. Smooth, quiet power comes from an all-new 847-cc twin cylinder engine while a compact, nimble chassis cradles the most versatile cab in its class with industry-exclusive stow-away full-size rear seats for expanded cargo capacity on demand. So there you go. ***** Our favorite headlines and first sentences from Hurricane Irma; The NTH (Sept. 8) - “Irma no big threat to Coweta. There’s no need to panic – in Coweta, that is. The NTH (Sept. 10) - Coweta schools, UWG, WGTC closed Monday - All Coweta County Schools will be closed on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12, due to expected severe weather from Hurricane Irma.” The AJC: Sheriff says don’t shoot at Hurricane Irma. ***** When the first Star Wars came out, France was still executing people by guillotine ***** Parking is becoming a “thing” at the Coweta County Justice Center so they are expanding the parking lot. Roughly 90 new spots - all for the public - will be added on property primarily behind the existing structure. ***** Matthew P. Sapp is the new pastor of Central Baptist Church. Previously, he was senior pastor at Heritage Fellowship in Canton. He is a graduate of Mercer University and the McAfee School of Theology. ***** Cleopatra lived closer to the building of the first Pizza Hut than to the construction of the Great Pyramids of Giza ***** The new Boyd Gallery has opened in the McKoy-Boyd Building at Washington and Perry streets. The gallery included David Boyd Jr.’s paintings, and political cartoons from his father, David Boyd.

***** Newnan Mayor Pro Tem Cynthia E. Jenkins was recently named the new CEO of Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity. The group is locally run and operated and is an affiliate for Habitat for Humanity. Southern Crescent builds homes in South Metro Atlanta counties. ***** Betty White is six years older than sliced bread. ***** The owners of Knight Printers, located on the courthouse square in downtown Newnan, have retired. For years, area residents and businesses relied on Knight for all types of stationery from letterhead to business cards. We wish them well in their retirement. ***** State Representative Lynn Smith (R-Newnan) was recently re-elected to serve as Chair of the Energy & Environment Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) during SLC’s 71st annual meeting. Rep. Smith is the first and only woman to serve as chair of this committee and also serves as an ex-officio member of SLC’s Executive Committee. “I am honored to serve a second term as chair of this important committee,” said Rep. Smith. “I will continue to use this role to highlight Georgia’s diverse energy portfolio and successful stewardship of natural resources, while also providing a platform for the exchange of innovative policy practices among Southern lawmakers.” ***** Two recent Coweta County School System graduates have been recognized by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) as nominees for the 2017 National Student Production Awards. Nominations for the student awards, which were announced on September 17, are the highest NATAS recognition of student-produced television work. The students nominated for their work by NATAS include Skylar Nicholson, a 2017 graduate of Newnan High School, and Katarina Sibley, a 2017 graduate of East Coweta High School. ***** Local filmmakers Jonathan and Maggie Hickman just unveiled their latest film. Titled “Artists Are Welcomed Here,” the film looks at the importance and need for art in a community. The debut was held at the Charles Wadsworth Auditorium. ***** The four-year graduation rate for Coweta County School System high school students rose to 85.5 percent in 2017. The Coweta County School System’s ontime graduation rate was approximately five percent

higher than the state of Georgia’s average, which rose to 80.5 percent in 2017 according to a gradation report released by the Georgia Department of Education on Wednesday. The state’s graduation rate was 79.2 percent in 2016. Coweta’s Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate – also called the “on-time” graduation rate, measuring the percentage of seniors who graduate four years after entering the ninth grade – rose nearly 1 point from the 2016 rate of 84.6 percent. ***** Hogansville resident Faye Hendrix-Ware has pledged $500,000 to Piedmont Newnan Hospital to establish the Faye Hendrix-Ware Breast Cancer Fund. “The $500,000 is just the initial commitment for this breast health center, but we plan to stay with it through completion,” said Hendrix-Ware. The fund will increase access to genetic counseling services and implement a High Risk Breast Clinic for patients in Coweta County and surrounding communities. ***** Coweta County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Barker has been selected as a finalist for 2018 Georgia Superintendent of the Year. Barker is among four finalists selected for the honor by the Georgia State Superintendent’s Association (GSSA). The other three finalists include Samantha Fuhrey of Newton County Schools, Dr. Michael Duncan of Pike County Schools, and Wes Taylor of Lowndes County Schools. The finalists were “singled out for their leadership abilities and their excellent skills in working with their boards, staff and local communities,” said GSSA Executive Director John Zauner. ***** Chris Stephens, CEO of Coweta-Fayette EMC testified before the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry September 28 on the importance of fully funding the 2018 Farm Bill. “While our priority is delivering safe, reliable, clean, affordable electricity to our members, we have a calling to be more than just poles, wires, and electrons companies,” Stephens, told the Senate Agriculture Committee. “Our broader purpose is to provide the services and support that empower our communities to thrive.” Stephens, testifying on behalf of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, outlined the biggest challenges for electric co-ops going forward—adapting to changes in consumer demand, accommodating an evolving generation mix, and protecting against cyber threats—and how the Farm Bill “contains essential tools co-ops use to modernize and meet those needs.” *****


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Newnan-Coweta Humane Society

Pet Adoptions Oct. 26-27-28

Thursday-Friday-Saturday • Noon-3 pm Sugars Boutique at Merle Norman Cosmetics

770.755.7400

A portion of proceeds each day will go to the Newnan-Coweta Humane Society

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Noon-3 pm, Thurs-Sat Bring your pet dressed in a Halloween costume, take a picture & our Facebook friends will choose the best costume!

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Special Needs Day At The Kiwanis Coweta County Fair This is the best day of the fair, when hundreds of special need kids and adults, along with their helpers and family, get to spend a free day at the Kiwanis Coweta County Fair. The Kiwanis open the fair early exclusively for these special people.

Look for more photos on our website and Facebook page

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The cast of Evil Dead: The Musical rehearses the final number of the show which opens Thursday, October 19 and runs through Sunday, October 29. Pictured are (L to R): Lance Smith, Emily Kimbell, Michelle Stone, Tre’ Lockhart, Louisa Grant, Josh Hendricks, Hannah Rubenstein, Lariel McCormick, Megs Free and Joseph Moore. Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Avenue, Newnan, GA 30263. Tickets are available online at www. newnantheatre.org or by calling 770-683-6282. Special SplatterZone tickets are also available.

SENIOR LIVING ADVICE

The greatest gift for your adult child(ren) There is a quote that goes something like this: “Lack of Planning on Your Part Does Not Constitute an Emergency on my Part.” Oh, if only that was true. But time and time again I see how the lack of planning on the parent’s part does create an emergency for their adult children. October is Long Term Care Planning Month. If you are the parent of an adult child, the best gift you can give your adult child today is a plan for your tomorrow. As we age, tomorrow is often something we just don’t want to think about. Now we will plan vacations. And we will plan for a party. But to plan for life after we are no longer able to vacation or party, what fun is that? It’s not. But just like going to the dentist is not fun, (sorry Dr. Yancy) it is something that you need to do. This month, I am asking that if you can’t find the Beth Dow time to plan for you, then you take the time to plan for your children. Our adult children have so much on their plates and believe it or not, they do worry about you. You can help ease that worry by sitting down with them and developing a plan so both of you will be ready when the inevitable happens. So how do you start? You can start with an email, text or phone call. Just tell them that you have been thinking that it would be best if you were both on the same page about what needs to happen if a health emergency occurs, and to discuss your wishes of how and

where you want to live as you age. Ask if they would be up for a conversation. Set a date for the conversation and get ready. (It is very important to set a date for this meeting. Don’t just agree to have it some time in the future. Put a date and time to it.) To the meeting, you need to bring information about any insurance policies, especially Long-Term Care insurance policies. You need to bring information about bank accounts, savings accounts, CDs, loans, etc. Your adult child needs to have a good understanding about where you are financially. I know this will be hard but it is necessary, so there are no surprises later. Next, talk about who your power of attorney should be or is, and be sure that your POA understands exactly what you want medically and financially. Their purpose is to do things the way YOU want them done in the absence of your ability to do them. Then have a big honest talk about where you want to live. Is it feasible for you to stay in your home? Remember, the older you are, the bigger the physical and mental toll moving takes on you. You may not want to postpone your move to when you MUST move. It may be best to make the move now, to lessen the impact it makes later. Remember the better the plan, the better able you and your children are to handle the unexpected. Don’t put it off. Make a plan today, for you and your adult children. n Beth Dow is the owner of Home Helpers and Direct Link of GA & AL. For more information, you can reach her at 678-876-5118 or visit their website: local.homehelpershomecare.com/ newnanga/home.

Masterworks Chorale’s “Because of the Brave” concert at the Nixon Centre on October 22, 2017, at 2:00 pm. Photo below, left to right, back row: Lynne Huffstickler, Joe Moore, Graham Cox. Front row: Ken Ashley. Photo to the right: Left to right, back row: Molly Honea, Abby Grace Townsend. Left to right middle row: Jeannie Bryan, Terri Wells. Left to right front row: Gwen Moore, Monique Smith


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Land/Lots

SHARPSBURG ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR Handmade Crafts, Local Art, Food & Fun Saturday October 28th 8:00am - 5:00pm Sunday October 29th 12:00pm - 5:00pm 105 Main St. Sharpsburg

2 ACRE LOT FOR SALE quiet country setting, poured foundation, under slab plumbing installed, house plans included, ready to build, Coweta / Heard line, asking $32,000. Serious inquiries only. Call 770.301.5658 or 770.318.9364 10.25

Sales

Land/Lots

ESTATE SALE/YARD SALE /BARN SALE of 60 plus years Estate. 234 Sid Hunter Road, Senoia. Sale will be held Friday, 10/20/17 & Saturday 10/21/17. 8:00 to 3:00. Sale conducted by Long & Hayes

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BEAT SPRING RUSH. Prep now your veg / flower gardens with mature horse manure - aged & “smoken”. Cedar Ridge Ranch, 5668 Gordon Road, Senoia, GA $5.00 p/u bed. Free loading. 11.15 MOBILE HOME in Meadowview. 678.378.4158 10.18

LOT Call

We Buy

TOWNSHIP COINS – WE BUY coin collections, offer free in-store appraisals, we buy gold, silver and plated silver. 770-254-2727 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR for aluminum, copper, brass. Call Gentry Recycling today 770-253-5770 WE BUY MILITARY RIFLES $$$ Top Dollar Paid. Estate items sold. Buy, Sell, Trade. By appointment. Call 678-641-8283 WE BUY: scrap metal, junk cars, old appliances, stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dish washers & batteries. Call Gentry Recycling 770-253-5770

Vehicles

2006 HARLEY-DAVIDSON Heritage Soft Tail, mint condition, 1900 miles, asking $7,000. 1964 FORD F-150 PU, 292 V8, new gauges, wire harnesses. Asking $2,000. Pictures available. Call for appointment or for more information 850.358.8474 10.25 WE BUY CARS – LKQ PICK YOUR PART buys cars 7 days a week. For info, call 1-800-962-2277 or visit: www.lkqpickyourpart.com.

WEST POINT LAKE – Deep Water 2 acre lot on Wehakee Creek. Hardwood hill with panoramic views. Easy access to LaGrange and I-85. Just $89,900. Frank, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990. 4.174+/- WOODED ACRES on Palmetto-Tyrone Road. Choice North Coweta location and schools. Just Reduced $49,500. Frank Barron 770-231-9535. Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors. 770-253-6990. BUILDING LOTS IN CHANDLER’S RUN. East Coggins Rd, Bohannon Woods & other areas . Frank Barron 770-231-9535. Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors. 770-2536990. HEAVILY WOODED 96.209± ACRES IN GRANTVILLE CITY LIMITS! Subdivision plat already available. Grantville City water & sewer. Stream & small pond stocked w/bass & bream. $3,900/ac. Frank, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990.

Commercial Property SALON SUITES FOR LEASE. 250-400 square foot suites available for your massage, hair, wax, nail, beauty business. Available for viewing Monday - Friday 9 - 5. 254 Jefferson St., Newnan, GA 30263 ~ plenty of parking, great corner building. Call 404-764-9686 6.85 ACRES on Newnan’s 2nd busiest st. (Temple Ave./ Hwy 34 West). Great for shopping center or medical complex. $495,000. Frank/ Jess, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990 1600 SQ FT BUILDING FOR LEASE zoned for church presently. 686 at Hwy 29 North. 678-378-7688

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Services

HOME EXTERIORS, additions, siding, gutters, overhang, roofing, pressure washing, flat concrete work - driveways, patios, etc. 678416-2870 James Shelnutt ‘ HANDYMAN AND HOME IMPROVEMENTS SERVICES Painting and repairs inside and out. Remodeling, vinyl siding, decks, porches, storm windows and doors, new electrical, plumbing and repairs. Installation of doors, locks, toilets, vanities, faucets, disposals, microwaves, ceiling fans, laminate flooring. We can install most anything. We also do pressure washing. We are a licensed co. with 42 years experience. Call Keith at 470.514.6893 1.8 YARD PREP Trim crepe myrtles, leaf work, clean up / haul off, some tree work. Free estimates. 20+ years experience. Licensed / insured. Commercial / Residential. Call Lee Sellers Lawn Care Service 470-686-9441, 678416-5177 or visit web http:// leesellerslawncareservices. com/ HOME IMPROVEMENT – We proudly do painting, remodeling, decks, doors, basements, gutters, windows, roofing, columns, flooring, plumbing, kitchens, wood repair, electrical and yard cleanups. ALL types of handyman jobs. NO job too small. Successfully over 30 years in business. 770-252-5458. Very reasonable rates. 10.25 REMODELING CONTRACTOR in Coweta co. since 1993. Kitchens, baths & basements remodels. Also, custom wood work, drywall, painting, doors, windows, decks, and wood rot repairs. Many lines of cabinetry for low prices. Call Mike at Above & Beyond Carpentry 678-673-9560. 10.25 PRESSURE WASHING – Homes, Decks, Fences, Driveways, Sidewalks, Gutter Cleaning & Heavy Equipment. Advanced Pressure Washing saves you time & energy at an unbelievable value. Commercial, Residential or Fleet Services. Call 678-392-7210. HANDYMAN SERVICES. Large or small jobs done, no need to worry. Paint, Plumbing, Electrical, Doors, Windows, Roofing, Flooring, Drywall, Ceramic Tile, etc. Credit cards accepted. Michael Thomas 678-409-8600 Quality work for a reasonable price. *

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MASTERSHINE CARPET CLEANING 3 rooms $49.95. Sofa, loveseat & chair $89.95. Flea treatment available. 770253-9345, cell 678-850-7331 NOOK & CRANNY SERVICES – Specializing in general & deep cleaning, organization and repairs for residences and businesses. We don’t cut corners, we clean them! Licensed, bonded & insured. Call 678-675-2066 or 678552-0915. Visit on the web: www.nookandcrannyservices.com A-1 ROOFING COMPANY For all your roofing needs and repairs. Stop leaks today! Free estimates! Licensed / insured. Call Mike 678-409-8600 COMPLETE LAWN CARE – Advanced LawnCare & Landscaping offers Landscape Design, Sod & Seeding, Planting & Trimming, Lawn Mowing and Full-Service LawnCare Packages. Accepting new clients in Coweta, Fayette. Call 678-329-4497.

Help Wanted

LABORERS NEEDED Must have good Georgia drivers license and driving record. Urethane Foam Roofers 770.251.4277 10.18

Pets

NEWNAN COWETA HUMANE SOCIETY. Check out www.nchsrescue.org for list of animals at local animal control facility and foster care animals. Call 770-253-4694 www.nchsrescue.org

CLASSIFIED WORD AD ~ $10.00 PER 30 WORDS OR LESS, PER ISSUE. CALL BEFORE 3 P.M. FRIDAY FOR NEXT ISSUE 770.254.141 CASH, CHECK, CREDIT CARD info@thecowetashopper.com

BOSS TREE SERVICE Free estimates. Expert tree removal. Stump grinding. Professional Tree Climbing. Pruning. Trimming. Chipper Service. Complete Clean Up. 770-251-8000. ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION ceiling fans, 220 volt outlets, seecurity lighting, additions, remodeling, new homes. Commercial work. Licensed and insured. 770.502.7774, 404.271.3937 ‘

Help Wanted

MANAGERS, Shift Leaders & Maintenance persons needed for the McDonald’s at Thomas Crossroads, Lower Fayetteville and all Peachtree City locations. More competitive pay for Peachtree City locations. Ask manager in stores for applications or call (678) 423-6244 between 9:00-4:00pm. 10.25 NOW HIRING – NIP-NTUCK ALTER ATIONS is seeking an experienced Seamstress. Must have been employed previously as a Seamstress. Apply in person Tues-Fri, 9:30am-6pm. 1774 Hwy. 154, Ste. 3, Sharpsburg. For info, 770-683-7825. HOME HELPERS of Georgia & Alabama is looking for those individuals who want to make a change in someone’s life. If you live in Coweta, Fayette or Troup County and want to work between 15-40 hours apply today. Please apply online at ApplyToBeACNA.com or call 678-876-5118

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SUNDAYS & TUESDAYS BINGO! at Coweta Veterans Club Newnan’s American Legion Post 57 hosts Bingo every Sundays at 6 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. 5 - $100 games. Up to $1,000 Jackpot depending on number of players. $15 plays all games. Snack Bar. Smoke Free. Off of Hwy. 29N, across from A&W Nursery. For more info call 770.251.6949 130 Veterans Rd., Newnan

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WEEK DAYS Coweta County Senior Services MONDAYS 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central Community Center, 85 Literary Lane, next to the Central Library and soccer fields. TUESDAYS at Welcome Community Center WEDNESDAYS at Senoia Community Center THURSDAYS at Panther Creek Community Center in Sargent Various activities each week including board games, crafts and light refreshments are served. In addition, one meeting each month is set aside for a covered dish lunch with a program or speaker. Several day trips for those interested are also planned periodically throughout the year. For more information ontact Patricia Hood at 770.252.6429

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MONDAYS

Crochet at The Carnegie 2 p.m. at The Carnegie. Call for details. 770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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MONDAYS & FRIDAYS Exercise Is Medicine at The Carnegie 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. at The Carnegie. A wellness class for prevention and management of chronic disease conditions. Call for details. 770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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TUESDAYS Dance for Parkinson’s 10 to 11 a.m. at Southern Arc Dance Center. One free trial, then $5 per class. The Dance for Parkinson’s program is built on the fundamental premise: professionally trained dancers are movement experts whose knowledge is useful to persons with PD. This class is an aesthetic experience that uses the elements of narrative, imagery, music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and depression. Care partners are encouraged to participate at no charge. Call Paulo Manso de Sousa at 770.683.3724 or email info@southernarcdance.org 41-A Newnan Station Dr., Newnan 30265

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WEDNESDAYS Downtown Farmers Market The DOWNTOWN Coweta County Farmers Market on South Court Square is open for business Wednesday’s from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., and offers locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, fresh cut flowers, plants and much more! The market is facilitated by the UGA Coweta County Extension office, in partnership with Main Street Newnan and Coweta County. http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS Volunteer Orientation Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Orientation Every Wednesday & Saturday at 9 AM 150 Pine Road, Newnan

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WEDNESDAYS Gentle Stretch or Gentle Yoga Gentle Stretch at 11:30 a.m. on Wed., Aug. 16. Gentle Yoga at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 at the Carnegie. Call for more info. 770.683.1347 • 1 LaGrange St., Newnan http://www.newnancarnegie.com

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SATURDAYS Farmers Market on Temple Ave. The Coweta County Farmer’s Market at the Asa M. Powell Sr. Expo Center Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Locally grown produce, honey, fresh cut flowers, plants & more! 197 Temple Ave., Newnan

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ONGOING

Events

THE MONTH OF OCTOBER CTCA at Southeastern Offering Mammograms In October During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Southeastern Regional Medical Center (Southeastern) is offering mammograms at the hospital located at 600 Celebrate Life Parkway in Newnan. Participants will be provided a 3D digital breast tomosynthesis and take-home educational materials. Coweta County residents will need to show proof of insurance or pay a $99 fee for the service. To schedule an appointment, call 770-400-6568. 600 Celebrate Life Parkway, Newnan, GA

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NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 3 Youth Basketball Registration Coweta County Recreation Department is now holding registration for youth basketball for boys and girls ages 7 thru 14. Deadline is November 3, 2017. Registration is required. Call 770-254-3740 for more details 39 Hospital Rd, Newnan, GA 30263

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NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 24 Coweta County Can-a-thon During these difficult economic times please help us make sure no family or child goes hungry in Coweta County. Please consider donating at least $2 or two cans of food for the can-a-thon. Mitchell Powell Library • 770.253.3625 25 Hospital Rd., Newnan, GA 30263

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Events

OCTOBER 18 … 3RD WEDNESDAYS Senior Friends Senior Friends meets the third Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. at Golden Corral Restaurant on Bullsboro in the back-meeting room. A short business meeting is held and then we will have a guest speaker. For more info: Sharon 770.683.4758. 605 Bullsboro Dr, Newnan, GA 30263

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OCTOBER 18 … 3RD WEDNESDAYS Alzheimer’s Support Group meets Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the third Wednesday of every month from 2-3 p.m. at Insignia of Newnan (formerly Savannah Court) ~ 27 Belt Rd, Newnan GA 30263. This meeting is open to the public for the caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. For more details call Susan Goodson 770.231.7159 • 27 Belt Road, Newnan

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OCTOBER 18, AND … 1ST & 3RD WEDNESDAYS Golf Life Ladies Golf Life Ladies is also known as “The Social Golf League,” where women can learn and grow new relationships all while learning the game. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.. at White Oak Golf Club. For more information, e-mail Kim or Samantha at golflifeladies@gmail. com or visit Facebook.com/GolfLifeUSAstuff. 141 Clubview Drive, Newnan, GA

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THURSDAY

Events

OCTOBER 19, 26 & … THURSDAYS Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, Calling all K-5th grade students, join our Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club. Registration is required, 8 Bi-weekly sessions. Thursdays at 4:00: October 19, 26; November 2, 9. Mitchell Powell Library • 770.253.3625 25 Hospital Rd., Newnan, GA 30263

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Thursday, October 19, 2 to 3 p.m. Tracey Brooks, local, self-taught artist, will be sharing her DRAW! program, which focuses on using creativity and the art of drawing as a vehicle of healing and change.

Registration is required for this program; limited to 18 participants 18 and older. Live Painting Demo at The Carnegie

6 to 7 p.m. Kendall Portis, the October Newnan ArtRez Artist in Residence, will do a live painting demo. Reservations required, call 770.683.1347. Newnan Carnegie Library • 770.683.1347 1 LaGrange St., Newnan, GA 30263

__________________________________ Page Turners Book Club Central Library’s book club meets once a month to discuss the monthly selection. So, if you’re interested, grab the book and join us for an hour of fun with other bibliophiles. Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Central Branch. Ages 18 and up. Oct.19 - “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel Nov. 16 - “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett Dec. 14 - “Camino Island” by John Grisham Jan. 18 - “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles Central Branch Library • 770-683-2052 85 Literary Lane, Newnan, GA 30265

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OCTOBER 19-22, 26-29 … THURSDAY-SUNDAY Evil Dead: The Musical Music and lyrics by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris, and George Reinblatt Book by George Reinblatt Based on Sam Raimi’s 80s cult classic films, EVIL DEAD tells the tale of 5 college kids who travel to a cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force. And although it may sound like a horror, it’s not! The songs are hilariously campy and the show is bursting with more farce than a Monty Python skit. “Camp” takes on a whole new meaning with uproarious numbers like “All the Men in my Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons,” “Look Who’s Evil Now” and “Do the Necronomicon.” Get the ultimate 4–D experience in the SplatterZone! Thurs.Sat., 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Newnan Theatre Company 24 First Avenue, Newnan, GA 30263 http://www.newnantheatre.org

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FRIDAY

Events

S.A.F.E. Clays for Kids Tournament Coweta County Sheriff ’s Office hosts inaugural S.A.F.E. Clays for Kids Tournament at Blalock Lakes. Proceeds help to support Students Are For Education (SAFE) Program. Trophies awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. For more info 678.423.6713. 4075 New Corinth Road Newnan, Georgia 30263

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Links for Linda Golf Tournament Links for Linda – Playing Through to a Cure, a golf tournament benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, will be held at the Summer Grove Golf Club on Friday, October 20 at 9:00 and will cost $100/player which includes a catered barbecue lunch. Players will have the opportunity to win a car if they make a hole in one on the designated hole, thanks to Walt Gutierrez, Toyota of Newnan. There will be prizes for the first, second and last place teams, plus prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. We are putting the “fun” in fundraising by offering mulligans, Texas tees and raffle tickets. There will also be a silent auction that will feature many items, including a quilt, handmade by master quilter Susan Boyd. You do not have to play golf to bid on items. If you are tee’d off at cancer and would like to gather a team, donate prizes, or help in any way, we need you! Contact Jeannie/Tommy Hayes at jeannie99@gmail.com. Visit our Facebook page https://m.facebook.com/linksforlinda/ to track our progress as we take a swing at cancer! 335 Summer Grove Pkwy, Newnan, GA 30265

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OCTOBER 20 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs Westlake East Coweta vs Pebblebrook Northgate @ Tri-Cities __________________________________

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SATURDAY

Events

Electronics Recycling and On-site Paper Shredding Bring your old electronics and your old paper items. We will have a shred truck onsite to shred your personal documents and Atlanta Recycling Solutions will be here to collect your old electronics. Sat., Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. behind 25 Lagrange St in downtown Newnan. http://www.keepnewnanbeautiful.org

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Senoia Optimist Club Barbecue Fundraiser The Senoia Optimist Club will be hosting its fall barbecue on Saturday, October 21. 100% of the proceeds from this fund raiser will be used to support research for childhood cancer through the Aflac Cancer Center (administrative expenses are funded via other means). The barbecue will be held at the Masonic Lodge in downtown Senoia from 11:00 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m. or until the club sells out – whichever comes first. For more information (including pre-orders, deliveries, drive-by pickups, etc.), please call 770-833-9242 or 302-981-4794, or email senoiaoptimistclub@gmail.com. 19 Main Street, Senoia

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New Hope Baptist Fall Festival Saturday, October 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. Pumpkin Decorating, Cakewalk, Hayride, Obstacle Course, Face Painting, Bounce House, Games and Prizes, Door Prizes, Hot Dogs, Chips, Drinks, Popcorn. Everyone is welcome. Please, no scary costumes. 3989 Corinth Road, Newnan, GA 30263

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Chattahoochee Bend State Park Paws in the Park Bring your four-legged best friend on a hike on the River Trail. Make friends with other dog friendly people and learn how to make toys for your pets. Meet at the River Trail entrance in the Day Use Area.Dogs must be on leash no longer than 6 feet. $5 parking. Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Archery in the Park Come shoot at the target and see how you do! Beginners and experts welcome. We will have all the equipment to teach you everything you need to know. Ages 8 and older welcome. Meet at the Day Use Area archery range. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271. Oct. 21, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Glow In The Dark Bowling Grab your glow sticks and light bracelets and come out for family fun outdoor bowling. Bring a dim light or use glow sticks for light (no bright phone lights or flashlights, please). All ages. Cash only. $3 per person $5 parking. Saturday, Oct 21, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM 770.254.7271 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

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OCTOBER 21-22 … SATURDAY & SUNDAY Hummingbird Festival in historic downtown Hogansville Arts • Crafts • Food • Music • Fun for Kids http://www.hummingbirdfestival.com

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SUNDAY

Events

Annual Sacred Harp Singing Sun., Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Coweta County historic 1904 courthouse. Four part harmony a capella singing. 200 year old style singing. Dinner on the Ground will be from 12-1 at the Carnegie Library on the Square. Please bring a full dinner basket to share and help make it happen. Come and hear the courthouse echo with the sound of the FA SOL LA! For more information please contact Mark Puckett at 770-251-4951 or mpuckett@coweta.ga.us Coweta County Courthouse

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Masterworks Chorale’s Because of the Brave The Masterworks Chorale will join with the local Quilts of Valor organization in honoring veterans of our community for the sacrifice, dedication, and service they gave to the citizens of America and her land. Five individuals will be spotlighted for their efforts in this quest with the beautiful handmade quilts so lovingly made especially for these men and women of courage. Our presentation will include music of home, country, and heart. Sat., Oct. 22. Tickets: Adults – $15 | Student w/ID – $5 | Children (6 & under) –

Free. 2 p.m. at The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787 http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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MONDAY

Events

Literary Circle at The Carnegie

The October selection for Literary Circle is Carson McCuller’s The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter Monday, October 23 at 9:30 a.m. Reservations required. Newnan Carnegie Library • 770.683.1347 1 LaGrange St., Newnan, GA 30263

__________________________________ OCTOBER 23 - DECEMBER 14 2nd Annual Coat Drive We will be accepting new and gently used winter coats. Please help a needy person in our community this winter. All items will be donated to Outreach organizations such as: Coweta Samaritan Clinic & One Roof. We also will be accepting: hats, gloves, mittens, scarves & sweaters. Mitchell Powell Library • 770.253.3625 25 Hospital Rd., Newnan, GA 30263

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TUESDAY

Events

OCT. 24, 31 … TUESDAYS Creation Health classes The Peachtree City SDA Church in Sharpsburg will host Creation Health classes each Tuesday evening for eight weeks - through October 31. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the class from 7 - 8:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $25/individual and $35/couple. Free childcare will be provided for children ages 10 and under. Attendees will have the opportunity to discover information about whole body health and learn practical steps to healthier, happier living. To register, go to website. 4957 Hwy 34 E, Sharpsburg • ptcsda.com

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Tues., Oct. 24, 2:30 to 3:30. Sew Along, a beginner sewing class, with local business owner Carole Cannon. Come learn how to use a sewing machine to complete a small project. Reservations are required; limited to 8 people. Newnan Carnegie Library • 770.683.1347 1 LaGrange St., Newnan, GA 30263

__________________________________ 2ND & 4TH TUESDAYS Family Caregiver Support Group Are you a family caregiver? Are you looking for answers or understanding? If so, join people just like you and enjoy support, laughter and encouragement at the Home Helpers of GA & AL Family Caregivers Support Group meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Home Helpers office, located at 125 Jefferson Street in Newnan (directly across from Pizza Hut and next to Family Dollar). Park in the back and come to the front door. For information, email or call Beth at bdow@homehelpershomecare.com 678.378.4366

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WGTC Open House ~ Newnan Campus Tues., Oct. 24. This Open House event will feature tours starting every 20 minutes, with tour guides showing visitors the campus, special labs and classrooms and an academic program fair, where prospective students can meet their future instructors and learn all about programs offered at WGTC. If participants visit all booths at the fair, their names will be entered to win prizes like a Kindle Fire, tumblers and more. Prospective students will also be able to apply during the event, with WGTC waiving the $25 application fee. Additionally, those who are stumped about their FAFSA will find trained professionals who will help them apply for financial aid. If you’re interested in getting help with the FAFSA documents, please bring or have electronic access to your most recent tax returns and Social Security numbers of everyone in your household. The event is free, with free food, T-shirts and other giveaways being provided. Coweta Campus at 200 Campus Drive in Newnan. For more info, email admissions@westgatech. edu or call 1-855-887-9482 and ask about Open House.

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OCTOBER 25 … WEDNESDAY Fat Boy Chronicles 6:30-8:30 p.m. A free showing of the Fat Boy Chronicles at The Donald Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Join Family Patterns Matter to see the true story of a young man who was bullied and how someone stood up and changed his life. Meet the writer, producer and actors from the movie with an autograph session after the show. Free posters to the first 100 guests. Email familypatternsmatter@gmail.com to reserve your spot or for more information. 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan, GA

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THURSDAY

Events

Power of the Purse Luncheon THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 The Coweta Community Foundation’s Third Annual Power of the Purse Luncheon will be Thursday, October 26 at The Newnan Centre, 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan. Doors open at 11 a.m. for Silent Auction bidding. The program begins at noon and runs to 1 p.m. Seating is limited, so those wishing to attend are advised to purchase tickets early. Individual tickets start at $75 each and may be ordered by calling 770-253-1833 or by visiting cowetafoundation.org and clicking on the “Events” tab.

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Thurs., Oct. 26, 1:30 to 4:00. Carnegie Cinema is a monthly movie series. Each month a new movie will be selected and shown with drinks, snacks, and of course, popcorn! Come enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Carnegie! Please call for reservations 770.683.1347. Newnan Carnegie Library • 770.683.1347 1 LaGrange St., Newnan, GA 30263

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FRIDAY

Events

OCTOBER 27 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan @ Pebblebrook East Coweta vs Campbell Northgate vs Hughes __________________________________ Senoia’s Downtown Trick or Treat Friday, October 27, 3 to 5 p.m. http://www.enjoysenoia.com

__________________________________ Annual Children Halloween Party American Legion Children’s Annual Halloween Party at Coweta Veterans Club Friday, October 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children 12 and younger. Games, cake walk, lots of prizes. A costume contest for each age group. Each child will receive a free hot dog, chips and a drink. 130 Veterans Club Rd., Newnan, GA 30263

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STOP THE BLEED BLEEDING CONTROL BASIC COURSE FIRE STATION #1 - 483 Turkey Creek Road, Newnan Two sessions October 27, 2017 - 9am & 1pm Help save lives by learning the basics of bleeding control. Each session is limited to 25 participants. REGISTER ONLINE http://www.coweta.ga.us/…/departments-f…/ stop-the-bleed-bcon

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Catapult An America’s Got Talent finalist from Season 8, Catapult features incredible dancers who work behind a screen to create magical shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. Be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an elephant, a dragon, even a helicopter! You’ll never figure out how they do it, and you won’t know what they will create next – you’ll be surprised and delighted again and again. Packed with hundreds of shape transformation, the show is full of humor, emotion and engaging stories. Friday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787 http://www.TheNixonCentre.net

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SATURDAY

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OCTOBER 28 … SATURDAY 2017 Autumn Chase Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center & Newnan Utilities present the 10th Annual 15K & 5K trail race and 1-mile fun run supporting the Fitness Center and Community Fitness Programs. For more information contact Jessica Griffith at 770-400-4954. NU Carl Miller Park, Newnan, GA

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OCTOBER 28 & 29 … SATURDAY & SUNDAY Sharpsburg Arts & Crafts Fair Handmade Crafts and Local Art, Cotton Candy, Face Painting, Local Vendors, Smoked BBQ, Baked Goods, Games, much more. October 28th 8-5, October 29th 12-5 105 Main St., Sharpsburg, GA

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Low Cost Vaccine Clinic Vaccine clinic from 9-10:45AM. Sat., Oct. 28. First come, first served. The Help Spay/Neuter Clinic. Also, Nov. 18. 770.304.7911 12 The Crescent, Newnan, GA 30263

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Chattahoochee Bend State Park Hooch Hike and Paddle A 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the bend boat launch and break for lunch. Then a nice, easy paddle back down the Chattahoochee. Boats are available to rent or bring your own. Register in advance, space is limited. Ages 10+ $12 per person plus $30 boat rental. $5 parking. Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:15 AM to 2:30 PM All Hallow’s Eve Night Parade Show off your best costume and props. Come gather in good company for a parade that ends in s’mores around the campfire. Bring instruments or your other talents to show off at the show. You must preregister for this event, so please call the office for details and registration. Admission: $4 Parking fee: $5. Event Phone: 770-254-7271. Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 7:30 PM to 10 PM 770.254.7271 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan, GA 30263

OCTOBER 29 … SUNDAY Tour Oak Hill Cemetery with Elizabeth Enjoy strolling through the old section with its impressive family monuments and loving sentiments. Visit the Marble Mausoleum. Sunday, October 29 at 3 p.m. Maximum 20 ~ $15 per person. For info elizbeers@att.net or 770-253-0500.

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OCTOBER 31 … TUESDAY Munchkin Masquerade Downtown Trick or Treat 10 to 12 for the little ones. downtown Newnan http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com

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NOVEMBER 2 … THURSDAY Coweta’s 23rd Annual ~ The Winter Wonderland BIG Expo Meet Frosty the Snowman, Do some holiday shopping. Sampe cider, hot chocolate and cookies. Holiday carols. Product demos, health screenings, prizes, tasty food samples, and more. At the Newnan Centre, 3 to 7 p.m. For info 770.253.2270 or info@newnancowetachamber.org 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan

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NOVEMBER 3 … FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Newnan vs East Coweta East Coweta @ Newnan Northgate vs Mays __________________________________ NOVEMBER 3 … FRIDAY Billy Joel and Elton John “Face-2-Face” Tribute Show Touring as Billy Joel and Elton John “Face-2-Face” Tribute Show has sold out shows at The House Of Blues, The Fillmore, and many other theaters around the country! This show features all of the hits from both legendary artists. 7 p.m. Tickets $15 / $20. The Nixon Centre for the Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA 30265. 770.254.2787 http://www.TheNixonCentre.net __________________________________

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NOVEMBER 3 -5 … FRIDAY - SUNDAY NCAA’s 49th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Market Coweta County Fairgrounds 255 Pine Road, Newnan, Georgia 30263 __________________________________ NOVEMBER 4 … FIRST SATURDAYS Market Day Main Street Newnan’s Market Day is on the first Saturday of every month from April-December, around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The market showcases a variety of handmade, homemade, and homegrown products created by local artisans, artists, and farmers. It features 50 unique booths with new vendors and one-of-a-kind items each month. Market favorites include: fresh locally grown produce, honey, jams and jellies, salsa, pottery, art, children’s clothing, hand-woven baskets, leather products, fresh baked goods, handcrafted furniture, birdhouses, wood-art, fiber-art, wreaths, floral design, and much more! http://www.mainstreetnewnan.com __________________________________ NOVEMBER 4 … SATURDAY Hops & Props Beer Fest Peachtree City’s 1st Annual “Hops & Props” Georgia Beer Festival hosted by the Peachtree City Visitors Bureau and Gremlin Growlers! This intimate beer tasting will feature Georgia breweries in a unique setting among WWII aircraft. Tickets include a souvenir mug, all tastings, live music and more! Enjoy a unique night of craft beer in a historic setting! $35. 21 and over. 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. https://www.freshtix.com/events/hops--props-georgiabeer-fest-2 1200 Echo Court Peachtree City, GA 30269 __________________________________ NOVEMBER 6 … MONDAY WWII Pilot To Speak at NHS On Monday, November 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. World War II Pilot Veteran Captain Jerry Yellin will be speaking in the Newnan High School Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. He flew the last mission of World War II. Come out and hear his amazing story. This event is free and open to the public. The public is encouraged to come out and show him a warm welcome to Newnan. 190 Lagrange St, Newnan, GA 30263 __________________________________ NOVEMBER 7 … TUESDAY H H H VOTE H H H __________________________________

Free Showing Wed., Oct. 25 The Fat Boy Chronicles Coming Home The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan Free autographed poster to first 100 guests Doors Open At 5:30 p.m. • Movie at 6:30 p.m. Meet the writer, producer and actors. familypatternsmatter@gmail.com


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